Resources and Information
Marine Mammal Stranding Network, (360) 303-3608. Volunteer group for stranded or orphaned sea mammals, www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/health/networks.htm
National Marine Fisheries Services, (800) 853-1964. State wide hotline to report stranded or orphaned sea mammals, www.nmfs.noaa.gov/
Northwest Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, 360-966-8845, www.wildliferescueinc.info. Orphaned and injured small mammals and birds for Whatcom and part of Skagit counties
Sardis Raptor Center, 360-366-3863, www.sardisraptor.org. Specializing in rehabilitation of birds of prey and public education.
Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, (425) 775-1311, www. wdfw.wa.gov/
Washington State Patrol – 360-676-2076. Report a large or dangerous injured animal, www.wsp.wa.gov/
Whatcom Humane Society - 360-733-2080. Does not does not trap or relocate healthy wildlife but provides general information on animal-proofing your home and co-existing with native wildlife, www.whatcomhumane.org/
Animal Emergency Care Clinic, 317 Telegraph Road, 758-2200. The clinic is open after hours to help local pet owners handle crisis situations, www.animalemergencycarebellingham.com/
Pickup of stray, injured and dead animals: Whatcom Humane Society, 733-2080, www.whatcomhumane.org.
Alternative Humane Society – 360-671-7445, www.alternativehumanesociety.org. All-volunteer companion-animal welfare association. Spay/neuter assistance available, pet fostering and adoption.
Grateful Dogs Off-Leash Association – 360-671-4193, www.gratefuldogs.org is a community organization that acts to protect and enhance our off-leash recreation areas, as well as to promote all aspects of responsible dog ownership.
Paws Awhile - 1200 10th St., Bellingham, 360-752-2970. The gift shop of the Whatcom Humane Society. Staffed by volunteers. Donations are always welcome, but please call ahead.
Whatcom Humane Society - 3710 Williamson Way, 360-733-2080, www.whatcomhumane.org. Adoptions, dog licensing, report a lost pet, animal control, spay/ neuter assistance and pet food bank programs for low-income pet owners. Report animal abuse/neglect.
Skagit Valley Humane Society - 18911 Kelleher Road, Burlington, WA 98233 (360) 757-0445, http://www.skagithumane.com
Freeland Cat Adoption Center - 1801 B Scott Rd. Freeland, WA, (360) 331-2808, www.waifanimals.org
Coupeville Animal Shelter - 20168 State Route 20 Coupeville, WA (360) 678-5816 or, (360) 321-WAIF (9243), www.waifanimals.org
O ak Harbor Cat Adoption Center - 1036 SE Pioneer Way Oak Harbor, WA (360) 279-1244, www.waifanimals.org
Oak Harbor NAS Animal Shelter NAS Whidbey Island - 120 Tulagi Avenue, Bldg. 297, Oak Harbor, WA (360) 279-0829, www.waifanimals.org
San Juan County
Animal Protection Society - 111 Shelter Road P.O. Box 1355 Friday Harbor, WA 98250, 360-378-2158, www.apsfh.org
Orcas Animal Protection Society - 84A Hope Lane, P.O. Box 1484 Eastsound, WA 98245, 360-376-6777, www.orcaspets.org